Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes
The City Theatre presents, "Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes," a moving, new musical by Daniel Beaty, creator of Through The Night - world Premiere co-produced with Hartford Stage.
March 9 - 31, 2013 – Main Stage
Roland Hayes journeyed from the dirt paths of Georgia to European stages, becoming the first African-American classical vocalist to be heard around the world. With bright yellow shoes given to him by his mother, his Angel Mo', Roland walked the hard road to stardom. This musical features the soul of spirituals and the grace of classical music to portray one man's ambition to be an artist.